DMPQ Premium-“Reet” was not just a marriage custom but a a social practice which had detrimental effect on women’s rights. Critically evaluate the statement.

In the Shimla Hill States and many adjoining countries such as Mandi, Kullu and Kangra, an obnoxious custom namely reet was prevalent since time immemorial. It is difficult to give any precise definition of some it was a form of marriage but to others, it was the payment usually made on the occasion. Therefore, … Read more

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